• 48°

North Carolina man gets 14 years on multiple drug charges

A Shallotte man was sentenced Monday to 14 years in prison on multiple drug charges for which he pleaded guilty in May, federal prosecutors said.

In 2018, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received information that Malcolm Lamont Jackson was selling large amounts of crack cocaine and cocaine. A traffic stop found Jackson in possession of marijuana, crack cocaine, cocaine, Xanax pills, money and two cell phones. Jackson admitted that he had been selling crack cocaine for more than four months, court records said.

That December, law officers observed Jackson speeding in Brunswick County, authorities said. Jackson stopped, causing agents to use evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision. Jackson was apprehended by officers after he stopped the car and tried to flee on foot, and he admitted that he has been selling cocaine.

A department spokesman didn’t immediately respond to a question regarding what happened to Jackson after those traffic stops.

In February 2019, agents were at a gas station in Shallotte where they smelled marijuana from a nearby vehicle by which Jackson was standing, court records said. Jackson drove off, tried to elude officers and was seen throwing crack cocaine, cocaine and marijuana from the vehicle before he was arrested.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

North Carolina man convicted in 2017 heroin death

North Carolina teen killed in Mississippi hunting stand accident

Crime

Duck Police Department’s monthly report lists variety of incidents

Crime

Ex-Rep. Hayes pardoned by Trump for role in bribery scandal

News

$642,767 Cash 5 jackpot win leaves Craven County retiree feeling ‘blessed’

News

Dare public schools stay with remote learning

News

Dare Planning Board looks at three developments and camping cabins

Crime

Marshals offer $5K reward for arrests in fatal NC shooting

News

Amtrak cancels trains in Virginia, limits route of The Carolinian ahead of inauguration

News

Teen bicyclist dies after collision with car in North Carolina

Crime

Three dead and one hospitalized in apparent domestic case in North Carolina

Crime

Four NC men charged with murder after body found in trunk of car

News

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

News

North Carolina weekly gas price update

Crime

Family of slain North Carolina man seeks answers decades after his death

News

Martin Luther King Jr. day featured in National Parks

News

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

News

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Dare Detention Center

News

Cluster home development approved in Kill Devil Hills

News

Business as usual in Manteo

News

Trash schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday set

Lifestyles

North Carolina Coastal Federation seeks applicants for environmental award

News

Update on COVID-19 cases, vaccinations

Lifestyles

Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration is virtual Jan. 16

News

NC panel recommends boosting transportation spending by 40%

News

Lawsuit seeks more protection for endangered right whales